One of the hardest things as a social media specialist (and I can imagine as a parent) is keeping up with everything going on in the world on the internet. There are millions of apps out there and while many fall into obscurity, others rise up and seem to take over the world. For the … Continue reading Digital Parenting: Keep Up With Social Media Trends
I've found, over the past year, the best way to describe the difference between Instagram and Snapchat is by looking at how we share. For Instagram we are highlighting moments from our day or week in a one off way that sticks around forever. Snapchat allows a you to share so much more by posting … Continue reading Instagram Launches “Stories”: What Parents Should Know
Anyone that has met me know that I have a sense of humor. Sometimes it's a bit bleak but I always understand there's a time and a place. If I spot something that seems out of place, shocking or funny I will gladly point it out to a friend to share a laugh or perhaps … Continue reading Imagine Dragons: Cyberbullies?
Last week's entries about what parents should know about Vine and Instagram (with video) have created an interesting response in my inbox. Many parents want to know- which is better for my kid? SPOILER ALERT: The winner is going to be Instagram. Privacy Both Instagram and Vine give users the ability to keep their content … Continue reading Vine vs. Instagram: Which Is The Better Choice For Your Child
After my post about SnapChat, I've had a number of parents e-mailing and asking about other Apps and Social Media. Inspired, I'm now making answering these questions a regular series on the blog. These entries will be posted on Fridays. Have something you're wondering about? Send me a message and I'll do my best to … Continue reading What Parents Should Know About Instagram